Faride is a Mexican director and ambassador for the global organization Free The Work, founded by Alma Har’el, which focuses on female filmmakers and creatives all around the world that are underrepresented. She has worked for 15 years in film and publicity on a national and international level. She’s a co-producer of Mario Muñoz’ fiction film “Los Minutos Negros” and the Mexico-US co-production of “Son on Monarchs” by Alexis Gambis.
She writes and directs her own cinematographic projects. She won the Reto Kornea prize at the British festival Straight 8, the 11 ° GIFF for her short 4 Kilos de Recuerdos (2008) and she was part of the best worldwide selection that year. Her short Zurcidos (2012) debuted in the 10th edition of the Morelia International Film Festival, she was the official selection of the 23rd International Film Festival of Paraguay. Her short Al Ras (2012) was selected in the 21st edition of the Latinamerican Rosario Argentina Film Festival, the 15th edition of the International Film Festival of Guanajuato, The Mexican shorts festival and the GIFF section of Best Mexican Shorts of SFC of the 66th Cannes Festival Edition. Most recently, Faride won the top prize at the international 2020 Nespresso Talent Competition for her short film Oasis. Faride’s film beautifully captures the circle of life during the global health crisis, focusing on the hope born with every new life that comes into this earth. Beauty and sensitivity are common elements found in Faride’s work, whether she is directing commercial projects or personal stories.